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Latitude: 50.7785 / 50°46'42"N
Longitude: -2.1809 / 2°10'51"W
OS Eastings: 387340
OS Northings: 97673
OS Grid: SY873976
Mapcode National: GBR 20F.1FS
Mapcode Global: FRA 67B1.05Z
Entry Name: Muston Manor
Listing Date: 10 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1304719
English Heritage Legacy ID: 103569
Location: Winterborne Kingston, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Winterborne Kingston
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Winterbourne Kingston St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 89 NE MUSTON
7/153 Muston Manor
Detached house, late C17 with C18 porch and addition to left. Flemish
bond brickwork, early parts having burnt headers; flint plinth. Half-hipped,
thatched roof with 2 brick stacks part way in along the ridge. One and a
half storeys, 5 window range. Central 3 bays project forward slightly.
2-light, C19/20 casements with glazing bars, those to the ground floor under
segmental brick heads. Central 2-storey porch, probably in imitation of that
at nearby Anderson Manor; round brick arch with brick imposts and stone
keystone; upper floor has probably reset single-light stone window with
elliptical head; plank door. To the east gable and rear wall are some
windows with heavy, pegged timber surrounds, some with fixed glazing and
some with wrought-iron casements containing leaded-lights. Some blocked
openings to rear.
Interior features; these are of very high quality for a small dwelling; many
rooms have fielded panelling with moulded dado rail; west room has moulded
cornice with egg and dart enrichment and an angle fireplace with moulded surround
and heavy keystone; main room has a large open fireplace with chamfered bressummer
and continuous jambs; kitchen has chamfered stone fireplace with continuous jambs;
the east room upstairs has a fireplace with a bolection-moulded surround and 2
other rooms have coved and segmental plastered ceilings. (RCHM, Dorset, vol.IV,
p.301/2, no.5., Newman, J. and Pevsner, N. The Buildings of England, Dorset,
Listing NGR: SY8734097673
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